Tucker Carlson Biography and Wiki
Tucker Carlson is an American television host and conservative political commentator who has hosted the nightly political talk show Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News since 2016. Carlson began his media career in the 1990s, writing for The Weekly Standard and other publications.
Tucker Carlson was born in San Diego. His father was a news anchor, and would-be politician, and Tucker’s stepmother was the heir to the Swanson frozen-food fortune. Carlson went to boarding school in Rhode Island and then attended Trinity College in Connecticut for history.
He began his career in journalism in the 1990s after graduating from high school. He worked for the Heritage Foundation in Connecticut and an Arkansas newspaper. He became CNN’s youngest anchor in 2000. This was his big break in television.
Carlson, who wore a bow tie, and spoke out about “true conservative” points, was well-known for his role as Crossfire’s anchor until 2005 when his contract was terminated.
He’s been a familiar face since then on political talk shows. From three seasons on MSNBC to being a regular panelist on Fox & Friends, he has been a consistent presence. In 2010, he also co-founded The Daily Caller. He also co-founded the website The Daily Caller in 2010.
Tucker Carlson Age and Birthday
Tucker Carlson was Carlson’s birthplace in San Francisco, California on May 16, 1969. He celebrates his birthday on May 16, every year.
Tucker Carlson Height
Tucker Carlson has a height of 6 feet 1 inch and his weight of 86 Kg. His other body measurements like his chest, waist, and biceps sizes are not known.
Tucker Carlson Family
Carlson was born Tucker Carlson in the Mission District of San Francisco, California, on May 16, 1969. He is the elder son of artist and San Francisco native Lisa (née Lombardi) (1945–2011) and Dick Carlson (1941–), a former “gonzo reporter” who became the director of Voice of America, president of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the U.S. ambassador to the Seychelles.
Carlson’s brother, Buckley Peck Carlson, later Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson, is nearly two years younger and has worked as a communications manager and Republican political operative
Tucker Carlson Wife
Carlson married high school girlfriend Susan Andre in 1991.they have four children Dorothy, Lillie, Hopie and Buckey. The family owns a $ 2v million home net
Tucker Carlson Education
He went to a school in Middletown, Rhode Island called St. Georges school. When he graduated, he made an excursion to Hartford, Connecticut where he majored in history from Trinity College.
Tucker Carlson Career
Carlson began his media career in the 1990s, writing for The Weekly Standard and other publications. He was a CNN commentator from 2000 to 2005 and a co-host of the network’s prime-time news debate program Crossfire from 2001 to 2005. From 2005 to 2008, he hosted the nightly program Tucker on MSNBC.
He has been a political analyst for Fox News since 2009, appearing as guest or guest host on various programs before the launch of his current show. In 2010, Carlson co-founded and served as the initial editor-in-chief of the right-wing news and opinion website The Daily Caller, until selling his ownership stake and leaving in 2020.
He has written three books: Politicians, Partisans, and Parasites (2003), Ship of Fools (2018), and The Long Slide (2021). An advocate of former U.S. president Donald Trump, Carlson was described by Politico as “perhaps the highest-profile proponent of ‘Trumpism’ and willing to criticize Trump if he strayed from it”.
He is also said to have influenced some of Trump’s decisions as president, including the cancellation of a military strike against Iran in 2019, the firing of John Bolton, and the commutation of Roger Stone’s prison sentence in 2020. Carlson has been a leading voice of white grievance politics.
His remarks on race, immigration, and women – including slurs he said on air between 2006 and 2011 (which resurfaced in 2019) – have at times been described as racist and sexist, and have provoked advertiser boycotts of Tucker Carlson Tonight.
As of July 2021, it was the most-watched cable news show in the United States. Carlson is a vocal opponent of progressivism and critic of immigration, and has been described as a nationalist. Formerly an economic libertarian, he now supports protectionism.
In 2004, he renounced his initial support for the Iraq War, and has since been skeptical of U.S. foreign interventions. Carlson has promoted conspiracy theories about topics such as demographic replacement,COVID-19, and the 2021 U.S. Capitol attack.
Tucker Carlson Net Worth
His net worth is estimated at $30 million for a good job